Art

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LOVE AND DEATH IN RENAISSANCE ITALY

Written by Cohen, Thomas V
Gratuitous sex. Graphic violence. Lies, revenge, and murder. Before there was digital cable or reality television, there was Renaissance Italy and the courts in which Italian magistrates meted out justice to the vicious and the villainous, the scabrous and the scandalous.
February 23, 2015 | Paperback | University of Chicago Press | 316 Pages |
$27.00
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PAUL KLEE: THE VISIBLE AND THE LEGIBLE

Written by Bourneuf, Annie
The fact that Paul Klee (1879-1940) consistently intertwined the visual and the verbal in his art has long fascinated commentators from Walter Benjamin to Michel Foucault. However, the questions it prompts have never been satisfactorily answered--until now.
July 20, 2015 | Hardcover | University of Chicago Press | 256 Pages |
$40.00
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FRIDA KAHLO: THE GISELE FREUND PHOTOGRAPHS

Written by Gérard de Cortanze
In 1950, photographer Gisèle Freund embarked on a two-week trip to Mexico, but she wouldn't leave until two years later. There she met the legendary couple Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. Welcomed into their home, she immersed herself in their private lives and the cultural and artistic diversity of the country, taking hundreds of photographs.
March 3, 2015 | Hardcover | Harry N. Abrams | 159 Pages |
$24.95
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FRANCESCO ALBANI

Written by Puglisi, Catherine R
This is the first full-scale study of the artist, his career and his key contribution to the 17th century Bolognese school of painting. Beginning with an account of Albani's life and artistic development, Puglisi focuses attention on his entirely personal landscapes, then assesses his crucial role as teacher and transmitter of the Carracci reform.
August 11, 1999 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 272 Pages |
$39.95
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CEZANNE AND THE ETERNAL FEMININE

Written by Andersen, Wayne V
Painted in 1878, Cezanne's The Eternal Feminine, has been known by a variety of titles and, as Wayne Andersen discovered, has also been altered. Andersen traced these alterations to an art dealer who made them in an effort to render the painting more marketable.
March 24, 2005 | Hardcover | Cambridge University Press | 249 Pages |
$34.95
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DANIEL RICHTER: CHROMOS GOO BUGLY

Written by Ermacora, Beate
Whether showing in London, Los Angeles, New York or Berlin, German artist Daniel Richter is recognized as a driving voice in the international contemporary painting world. Featured in this elegantly designed and image-packed exhibition catalog from Galerie im Taxispalais is a first-time survey in Austria on the artists work from 2000 through 2014.
May 1, 2015 | Hardcover | Snoeck | 142 Pages |
$49.95
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MEL BOCHNER: IF THE COLOUR CHANGES

Written by Mel Bochner
Mel Bochner (b.1940) is part of a generation of New York artists who emerged in the 1960s, at a time when painting was increasingly discussed as outmoded. Bochner was a pioneer in introducing language into the visual field which led Harvard University art historian Benjamin Buchloh to describe his 1966 Working Drawings as 'probably the first truly conceptual exhibition'.
April 5, 2012 | Paperback | Ridinghouse | 212 Pages |
$45.00
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HENRY MOORE

Written by Moore, Henry
Great Art Is Not PerfectThis catalog of Henry Moore's (1898-1986) work presents once again one of the great innovators of 20th century sculpture with selected works, among others from the collection of Tate Modern, London.
January 28, 2015 | Hardcover | Snoeck Publishing Company | 160 Pages |
$49.95
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R. CRUMB'S HEROES OF BLUES, JAZZ AND COUNTRY [With CD]

Written by Crumb, R
Anyone who knows R. Crumb's work as an illustrator knows of his passion for music. And all those who collect his work prize the trading card sets he created in the early-to-mid 1980s. Now they are packaged together for the first time in book form, along with an exlcusive 21-track CD of music selected and compiled by Crumb himself.
November 1, 2006 | Hardcover | Harry N. Abrams | 238 Pages |
$21.95
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JOHNNY CASH: I SEE A DARKNESS

Written by Kleist, Reinhard
The first and only illustrated biography of "The Man in Black", Johnny Cash, the most famous country singer of all time Cash was a 17-time Grammy winner who sold more than 90 million albums in his lifetime and became an icon of American music in the 20th century.
October 1, 2009 | Paperback | Harry N. Abrams | 221 Pages |
$18.95

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